Case Study: Significant State Development
Webinar - Mungari Gold Mine Improves Stope Design
Mungari Gold operation replaced its CMS with Hovermap, and captured rich stope data sets that help improve stope design and reconciliation.
Kiruna Mine Case Study - Fall of Ground Inspections
On 17 May, 2020, the LKAB Kiruna Mine in Sweden experienced a seismic event that resulted in significant fall of ground, deep within the site. The iron-ore mine was immediately closed and mine managers began determining how best to assess the damage.
Monitoring of Tailings Dams
The volume of tailings release due to dam failure has been trending upwards since the 1970s with quantities of material released reaching an average of over three million cubic meters per failure since 2010.
A Reflection on Technology Evolution
Garry MacPhail, Geospatial Executive Manager for Position Partners, reflects on technology evolution in the last two decades and its effect on the survey profession today and beyond.
Proximity Detection and Collision Awareness Technology
According to Safe Work Australia, the mining industry has seen a 51% increase in the number of serious claims for disease and injury between 2000-01 and 2013-14. Proximity detection and collision awareness systems are the kind of safe guards that mine operators can implement to reduce accidents, keep track of machine movements and mitigate risk across the site.
AIMS Announces 2020 Gender Diversity Scholarship
AIMS has collaborated with Glencore to create a gender diversity scholarship in 2020 called the "Glencore-Tim Underhill Gender Diversity Scholarship in Mine Surveying". Both Glencore and AIMS recognise the benefits of increasing representation and retention of women in non-traditional roles in the mining and resource sector.
SMIC News - December 2019
SMIC News Issue 58 including info on the 167th General Meeting, Upcoming Events, Industry Reports, Surveying Education Reports, Surveying & SIS Traineeships and the SMIC Training & Scholarship Program.
AIMS Extends "A Life Without Limits" Program Support
AIMS has extended its support for the "A Life Without Limits" program into WA through the WAIS (Western Australian Institution of Surveyors).
AIMS Presents at Otago University School of Surveying
An AIMS representative has presented at New Zealand's Otago University in promoting the career opportunities as a mine surveyor.
- SMIC News - August 2019
- AIMS/RMIT Scholarship Awarded
- SMIC News - April 2019
- Latest Deswik module creates survey solids from scan data in no time
- SMIC News - March 2019
- BOSSI CPD Determination Changes
- BOSSI Statistical Review
- AIMS Invited to WHS (Mines) Regulations Workshops
- Compnet v3.1 Released
- AIMS Supports STEM Students at Moranbah QLD
- AAM Partners with Indigenous Wumara Group
- Trig Station Tribute to Peter Buffier
- SBQ Communique March 2018
- AIMS Scholar Jhobie Verdejo Graduates
- SMIC News - Nov 2017
- Satellite Based Augmentation System test-bed project
- Inaugural diversity scholarship recipient announced in support of women in mining
- SMIC News - August 2017
- Deswik Showcases Latest Functions & Developments
- Maptek geologist excited to share expertise in Australia